Prescription drugs have a long history of abuse by people many of whom have suffered accidental overdoses that result in more than 100,000 deaths in a year. The United States of America registers nearly 290 drug overdose related deaths on a daily basis. These deaths are particularly common in celebrity circles, with many famous artists and celebrities having died from accidental overdoses of prescription drugs. This infographic displays some of the more popular cases.

Celebrities Who Died From Prescription Drug Overdose